So, you waited until the very last minute to decide on a couple’s costume. It’s OK, we’ve all been there, but we’ve got some easy couples costumes anyone can out together.
Things happen, people get busy, and deciding on a Halloween costume takes a back seat to whatever else is going on in your life. But now, the time has come to decide what you and your partner in crime are going to be for Halloween.
From silly puns to famous TV and movie couples, here are the 21 best easy couples costumes — and the essentials you’ll need to pull them off:
1. Michael Myers and Laurie Strode
Michael Myers: A Michael Myers mask.
Laurie Strode: A grey, medium-length wig, and circular framed glasses.
2. Universal health care
3. Meghan Markle and Prince Harry
Prince Harry: A dapper suit, or if you can find it, a British military uniform.
Meghan Markle: Something unbelievably chic. Or, a wedding dress if you happen to have one on hand that you can sport for an evening. And, if you need some outfit ideas, why not look here for inspiration.
4. Panda and bamboo
Bamboo: A green shirt and some fake leaves.
5. Cards Against Humanity
Prompt card: Black poster board, white marker, and string to hold it all together.
Caption card: White poster board, black marker, and string to hold it all together.
6. Dancing twin emojis
7. Vincent Vega and Mia Wallace from Pulp Fiction
Mia Wallace: A black bob wig, a button down shirt, black pants, and black penny loafers.
Props: Loose body parts.
9. Your future selves
10. Bob ross and painting
Painting: A big sheet you feel comfortable painting on, and of course, lots of paint.
11. Max and Roxanne from A Goofy Movie
Roxanne: A blue collared shirt, a binder, and brown face paint for your nose.
Max: A red baseball hat with two dog ears attached, white gloves, a red hoodie, and black face paint for your nose.
12. Britney Spears and Justin Timberlake in their matching denim outfits circa 2001
Brittney Spears: A denim dress, or a long denim skirt and a denim shirt, plus a nice glitzy choker to go with it.
Justin Timberlake: Sport some denim jeans, a denim shirt, a denim cowboy hat, and you’re ready to rock, baby!
13. Sims characters
Both: All you really need to pull this look off is a headband with a green diamond on it to represent the plumbob from the game. Luckily you can find loads of tutorials on how to make one online. As for the rest of the costume, it’s up to you! You can wear your regular clothes, or create a pixelated body outfit.
14. People from The Purge movies
Both: Just put on your chicest apparel along with a super creepy mask and you’re all set.
Props: Some extremely fake weapons of your choice.
15. French Kiss
Both: White and black face makeup, stripped shirts, a beret, and a handkerchief.
Prop: French bread.
16. Thelma & Louise
Thelma: A black band t-shirt, mom jeans, cowboy boots, sunglasses, and a fake cigarette.
Louise: A white tank top, pink handkerchief, jeans, cowboy boots, sunglasses, and a fake cigarette.
17. Guess Who?
Blue card: A blue shirt and a poster board with a rectangle cut out.
Red card: A red shirt and a poster board with a rectangle cut out.
18. Bank robbers
Both: A stripped shirt, black hat, and a big ol’ bag full of money.
19. Tombo and Kiki from Kiki’s Delivery Service
Tombo: A red and white stripped shirt, jeans, and a yellow pullover to hang over your shoulders.
Kiki: A black dress and a big red ribbon to tie your hair back in a bow.
20. Mermaid Man and Barnacle Boy
Mermaid Man: An orange long sleeve shirt, green tights, black speedo or briefs, a yellow belt, green dish washing gloves, purple felt or paper cut into seashells, and a starfish.
21. Burt Macklin and Janet Snakehole